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working through the night to pinpoint sandy's expected path. >> accuweather.com meteorologist jim dickey is joining us this morning with the very latest. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, again, this is a massive storm system. looking at the infrared satellite imagery here, cloud stretches from quebec, ontario, coast of carolina. the storm expected to make a turn to the north, northwest. inland. jog eastward. through much of the day yesterday. you can see in the last couple of frames, it is turning north. you're starting to feel the effecting of the second system. heavy rainfall. band of heavy rain stretches from outer banks up into the mid-atlantic. heavy rain has been pouring down portions of eastern pennsylvania. through much of the day. this isn't good. we don't need more rainfall on top of what we will see as sandy does move inland. the impacts here. threefold. first impact, that's going to be the storm surge. anywhere on the northeastern periphery tonight. southern new jersey looking for a devastating impact from the storm surge. 5 to 10 foot plus i
team watching the maps and computer models overnight. >> meteorologist jim dickey joining us this morning with the very latest. what do you have, jim? >> well, sandy continues to churn its way northward. made the turn that was forecast. the model picking up on last week. now it appears this is going to happen. moving its way north. showing signs of strengthening. unfortunately, wind, 75 miles an hour. not any question the wind could come up a tick. as we head forward. have seen soaking rainfall, outer banks, north carolina, d.c. area, rain band moving on shore. not moving much at all. expecting widespread flooding. huge rainfall totals expected. you can steep that rain is nipping the philadelphia area here. sliding its way through central, southern pennsylvania. and back into pitburg. t -- and back into pittsburgh. and into ohio. focusing on the storm surge. bad path, new jersey, new york city, long island. new england. rains directed on shore. surge expected devastating. 5 to 10 foot storm surge. some cases higher. that's why evacuations have been put out. the spots will see
meteorologist jim cantore with maria today. feel like it was bad thought it would be? >> maybe a little worse, actually. there's water four feet high in the streets and cars floating round. it was a movie set everywhere ou turned. > rosie o'donnell snapping his pic of her dock in hambles. maria shriver, hyannisport overed in water. w yorkers turning into eporters on the web. of this building heap of rubble. tourist attraion today, a disaster zone. beep]. >> one man in his car floating own 14th street. > need to get out and get in a car. > and a jet skier on a new york road turned into a river. "the new york times" with this ime lapapse video as the storm hit. he donald hunkered down in his rump fortress, tweeting in "everything's normal" pic today. > my office is open, the building is a rock and doesn't budge. > this is the moment much of manhattan was plunged into arkness. wild video of a transformer exploding. crews furiously working to get electricity back on. > power outages for millions f people, not only for a day r two but several weeks. knbc weaer caster fritz oleman with mario at the
it in a situation like this, jim. i'm happy to report there was not any indication of any calls last night that people were thinking about their own pnl or business model. trying to make a decision that was right for all of the market participants. we ended up doing that. my bias is to keep markets open but this is a pretty easy decision from our point of view in the end. it's not worth putting people in danger. it's no time to be a hero. it's silly. >> what happened where initially there was a take it would open? when we were at goldman in 1985, the issue is there's no internet or real connection. we didn't have these things. we have internet and people who say we don't even need new york city anymore. how about the out of town guys who thought this was a great chance to trump new york? >> again, we got none of that from the other venues that are located outside of manhattan. there was no talk about them staying open. it goes back to what bob said. if a couple of the major markets are closed, i think you're doing everyone else a disservice if just a few thinly traded venues which would ev
is in atlantic city now with more on that breaking news and recovery from the storm efforts. jim? >> reporter: hey there, jim. yeah, after a couple of days of controversy mayor bloomberg reversing his decision and canceling the marathon late today, making sure all the resources are focused on the recovery. you can see what's left of the boardwalk behind me in atlantic city. this is not the world famous boardwalk but another around this city. it's gone now. it's been wiped away. and others still trying to recover up and down the coast. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up. but many places are still overmatched by the devastation sandy left behind. >> this is well beyond what any of us ever imagined. >> reporter: the long road to recovery now literally lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the line stretched for blocks if you're lucky but more often for miles. people waiting in traffic or for a ride on the limited public transportation available. hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. >> don't be difficult, ma'am. >> r
of election day. we'll find out. hello, everybody. i'm jim adelaide. >> i'm pat lawson hughes. >>> the death toll, 49 killed in new york alone. >> there and along the eastern seaboard storm-ravaged areas are still waiting for relief today. jay gray is live in atlantic city with a look at the recovery now. jay? >> reporter: hey there, jim and pat. that relief's going to be a long time coming though we are getting a patch of sun in atlantic city. we want to get a look as they start the recovery. people coming down to get a picture of what's gone. they've never seen this area like this before. you can see the rubble piled up here. we've seen dozers working throughout the day. that's going to continue. as you come back across and work your way down across the beach we'll be able to show you that boardwalk that was here for so long. this is repair that's going to take -- i think people are starting to understand, getting over the shock of what sandy left behind and understanding that the recovery here is going to be difficult and not going to be weeks but months if not more than a year. there is
of the water that in the last go-around, hurricane irene came up to and over the lip of the seawall there, jim cantore has staked out the ground there. jim, we have been following your progress and that of the water lev levels all day. reporter: well, brian, the storm surge, the water rise, the level is 6.6, 2.2 higher than irene. so we're waiting for the high tide to come up. for example, irene was about here. all right? and what we could see is another two and a half, three feet here, major implications, if the water gets into the lower streets of manhattan, and also the subway system. and con-ed has the power to shut it down, and the mayor has to coordinate with the mta, the cross bay, the veteran's memorial bridge, the george washington bridge, just to name a few. they're huge bridges with massive traffic. and of course that was the only way to get around. it was either by car or cab. they were going to keep the bayonne, the 70 miles an hour wind gusts were anticipated to come up this evening through the midnight hour. now, they could choose to open it tomorrow if the winds die down, which
that means these folks took the storm seriously and evacuated before sandy hit. abc news producer jim debrill is in breezy point and joins us live on the phone. jim, tell me what's going on out there. >> you know, i'm in a community of 4,200 homes out here. this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops, during 9/11. this community was hit horribly tonight. around 6:30, they lost power. then the water came rushing in. and many here expected there would be flooding, there would be loss of power. but then this fire just erupted on one of the walks out here. and went from walk to walk to walk. we were in a home and the fire was literally right across from us. and as this fire just spread, we evacuated not once, we waded our way to another home, and then realized that the parking lot we were next to, the cars literally started to blow up in that parking lot. so we had to leave there, we went to another home. again, the fire continued to spread. my understanding, it has spread across about 12 blocks of breezy point. an area that they call the wedge. it's a place i
voting for qubaltimore.en is an... jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business... for maryland's small businesses. jim smith: and instead of marylanders spending... five hundred and fifty million in other states... ken ulman: question seven will keep that money right here. stephanie rawlings-blake: more jobs, millions for schools. jim smith: i'm voting for question seven. ken ulman: i'm voting for question seven. stephanie rawlings-blake: and i'm voting for question seven. >>> and welcome back to our special storm coverage. now breaking news out of new jersey. where the oyster creek nuclear power plant declared an alert due to flooding. they were offline due to fueling, not currently generating power. u.s. nuclear regulatory commission said this is the second-lowest of four action levels and they anticipate the water levels will begin to abate over the next few hours. we will of course keep you updated. there are eight nuclear facil
forvoting for qubaltimore.en is an... jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business... for maryland's small businesses. jim smith: and instead of marylanders spending... five hundred and fifty million in other states... ken ulman: question seven will keep that money right here. stephanie rawlings-blake: more jobs, millions for schools. jim smith: i'm voting for question seven. ken ulman: i'm voting for question seven. stephanie rawlings-blake: and i'm voting for question seven. >>> and you're looking at a live picture of nags, head, north carolina, as the country anticipates and braces for hurricane sandy, this is a monster of a storm, you see the seafoam developing there and spraying towards the camera. it's going to be cold there as well, not good news. >> this is just the early signs there. you see matt gutman walking into frame. this is the early sign, this is rehoboth beach. we're expecting days and days of mu
by -- you know, there's always something. jim harbaugh, just so he can say he watched the giants game. >> the team is really getting a lot of inspiration from what the giants have done this year. they've got a great morale, the way they care for each other, enjoy each other's company, fight for each other. very inspired by it and moved. >> jim harbaugh, opening up on the giants. >> have a good night.
? >> reporter: wow, jim, we're sitting here, we're going to push out. look at these waves. they looked like they've gotten to be about 20 feet. look at that. it is amazing. we'll just be sitting here talking, and then we'll go, oh, my god, look at that! it is something to see this. and here's the other thing. i don't know if you guys were watching a couple of hours ago when i was down on the beach. the tide is coming in, and it is now coming up to that point. so we've got high tide coming up in a bit. we've got a full moon. and we have this storm pushing stuff in. it's going to be really ominous at this point. feeling kind of ominous, because it's starting to get dark. this day has been quite an interesting little day here on both sides of this beach. the winds, we're on the rooftop of the atlantic sands hotel. so it's unobstructed. some of the waves have come over, but they go back in. as you can see, the sea is still in its place. >> i figure it's best to wear less, hence that way the wet cold material doesn't stick. it's just wet and cold atmosphere. i'm playing scientist. poorly, but i'm doi
happened i was looking at jim cramer on twitter, immediately you have to sell out. you have to sell out. whatever apple says, you have to sell apple. these two people who are out been promoted, you have to sell apple. the psychology of apple has gone from being this is an up stock to being i have to get out, it's important to recognize that has been a psychological shift on the stock. >> we'll have much more on all these stories later on in the show. meantime, damage assessments continuing all up and down the northeast seaboard. to eric fisher who is in narragansett, rhode island. eric? >> reporter: cnbc says we're just coming -- forget cnbc. weather channel, what's up. >> that's live television for you. >> forget cnbc -- i often thought that was a neglect it tiff attitude. >> meantime, let's head over to lower manhattan by the new york stock exchange with the latest on the hurricane. scott? >> this is cnbc, right? >> yes. >> you're not allowed to say that. >> reporter: things are at least improving in terms of the weather conditions. we have had had had a couple of showers and the wind
will keep you updated. we're keeping a close watch on hurricane sandy for you. want to tell you jim acosta is in maryland. there he is. excuse me, marion, ohio, traveling with the romney campaign. give us a quick update. this has really changed the plans for mitt romney and for president barack obama but what are you hearing from the romney camp? >> reporter: well, don, i'll tell you right now the romney campaign is feeling very optimistic, not only looking at those national polls, if you look at our latest cnn poll of polls mitt romney leading nationally over the president, but in ohio our latest cnn/orc, even though it shows the president with a healthy lead there, it is still within the margin of error and mitt romney has played some serious catch-up. there's another poll that came out a consortium of ohio newspapers that shows the race tied in this state. the romney campaign is feeling pretty good but the "x" factor in everything right now from now until election day, the last nine days of this race, all hinges on hurricane sandy at this point. an election that was already uncertain an
for the worst of sandy, others are already coping with, yes, snow and some serious damage. >> news4's jim rosenfield is here with the story. >> pat and jim, those were odd images, the guy with the horse costume. but wait until you see this strange image. blizzard conditions coming along with this storm already hitting west virginia. take a look. pictures from snowshoe, west virginia. where up to three feet of snow could fall in the mountains. winter storm warnings are also in effect for parts of western maryland as well. to new jersey now, the normally busy atlantic city. it's become a ghosttown. wind gusts now topping 70 miles per hour. just north of there, look at this photo, waves crashing over a seawall. mandatory evacuations in place by some parts of the state. look at the firefighters there. and this is what we're seeing in philadelphia. this is before sandy even makes landfall. high winds blowing this tree onto this house. the roof damaged. rain seeping into the home there. and here's a photo album tweeted by our nbc colleague al roker from martha's vineyard, with use of heavy wave
. >> jim, your favorite "star wars" film, please. >> it's definitely "empire strikes back." i'm chind ofkind of a chewie gu. >> who isn't? >> new jersey governor chris christie, new york city mayor michael bloomberg have come out as sort of the faces of this storm. is there a political impact here? it's been interesting, jim, to watch the relationship between chris christie and president obama and the relationship between mayer bloomberg and president obama. explain that a little bit. >> i find that christie to be most fascinating because he's going out there on all the talk shows really praising barack obama and how cooperative he's been with governor christie in new jersey. if you look at it from christ christie's perspective, that's what he should be doing. he's a governor who's going to need as much assistance and help in the aftermath of the storm as anyone. befriending the president, praising the president, bringing the president into his state and traveling the state, that's what you do when you're a governor. >> by the way, jim -- by the way, jim, not being cynical, i think yo
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, 50 homes have been destroyed by a fire in queens. it happened while you were sleeping. jim describes this incredible scene. >> community of 4200 homes out heres this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops during 9/11, the community was hit horribly tonight. 6:30, they lost power. the water came rushing in. many here expected that there would be flooding and loss of power. the fire erupted on one of the walks out here and went from walk to walk to walk. the fire was right across from us. as the fire just spread, we evacuated not once, we waded our way to another home and realized the parking lot we were next to, the cars started to blow up in that parking lot. we had to leave there and went to another home. the fire continued to spread. my understanding it has spread acrossed 12 blocks of breezy point, an area they call the wedge. it's a place i'm familiar with. i spent summers down here, it's destroyed tonight. now, we are in a church, there is about 40 of us that are, as we speaks about to be evacuated and taken out of here on because. there is n
just in tonight. news 4 reporter jim rosenfield and crew have been waiting for than two hours to get gas in union, new jersey. the lines are so ba governor cristy ordered gas rationing. many are facing their fourth night in the dark and in the cold. but help may come from northern virginia resources, among others. jim rosenfield is in essexfells new jersey with the effort to get things back on line. >> reporter: now moving into day five and homes like these in a small community of 2200 still without power. 90% of it. reinforcements are coming to this state, but with cold nights now, local ewe till tiff crews are starting to get an earful. >> we're freezing. we don't have anything. >> desperate pleas. residents see utility trucks and beg for relief. >> reporter: is it tough on you guys? >> we're doing our best. >> their best means navigating the maize of massive down trees. it's in a state with about 1.5 million still in the dark at last count. >> when i looked outside, it felt like christmas, somebody delivering new telephone poles. >> reporter: new help is on the way after the gover
schechner, and this is jim ward over here. stephanie called in sick this morning, she called about an hour before the show and said ar ar ar. >> good to see my plan is working. i had to plan to make out with her in new york. >> alec baldwin couldn't make it to the sexy liberal tour in new york what he has strep throat. [♪ dramatic music ♪] >> because he was making out with "stephanie miller show." >> no, because he is happily married. the only time that stephanie has been in the tabloids she has apparently broken up the marriage between box lightener, and melissa gilbert. >> oh. >> yeah, this was back in the '90s. >> having an affair with which one? >> back then it was bruce because she was totally in the closet. >> okay. what has hurricane sandy been downgraded to -- >> a post cyclone -- >> kerfuffle. >> a post tropical cyclone -- >> that's a good band name. >> sure. >> that's not bad. they would be like an alternative rock band right? >> yeah. a little heavy metal -- >> pcp. ptc. >> a band name that will come out of brooklyn at anytime. i don't know. [ laughter ]
right now. i've got a lot more coming up in just a couple of minutes. jim, pat, back to you. >> we are riding it out in rehoboth with wendy rieger. she is standing by live on the beach. again, you showed us massive waves a short time ago, wendy. where are you now? >> reporter: i'm actually down -- my producer thought it was just too cushy on the balcony, next to a warm room. and decided it would be more interesting to have me on the beach. actually, i wanted to come down journalistically, because i wanted to observe these big waves. and veronica, ver usely, is absolutely right, this thing has changed just in the last 15 minutes. the rain is almost painfully pelting us. and while the massive waves have calmed down a little bit, i'm sure they'll be picking up again. as we get these big gusts of wind, but the good thing is, as a human being i can withstand the wind. so hopefully these structures will be able to do the same. on the other side from here, different story on the bay. it has been incredibly flooded for most of the day. take a look. we were over there a couple of hours ago.
and new jersey. jim axelrod is at battery park in manhattan, which was inundated with water. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. high tide has come here. at least in this part of battery park, the water is not threatening to come over the wall, which is at least one piece of good news in a city that is facing more than its share of trouble. superstorm sandy made landfall late monday. a wet and windy nightmare. >> we knew that this was going to be a very dangerous storm and the storm has met our expectations. >> reporter: actually, sandy exceeded them. around 9:00 pm the storm produced a record surge at battery park in manhattan, 14.88 feet breaching the sea wall and flooding the area. manhattan's waterfront seemed to disappear as the surge rushed over the wall. >> it's the unknown. it's the storm of the century. >> reporter: roads and cars were quickly covered, ground zero was en engulfed and across the harbor in brooklyn, so much flooding at coney island that emergency responders couldn't reach the area. the corrosive sea water headed undergrou
. i'm carl quintanilla with melissa lee, jim cramer and david faber. a lot has gone into making this morning happen as we look at futures higher today. nyse loaded fuel trucks, run tests, had the staff sleep here overnight. it is confident in a full session here today. europe advancing as well. data from that side of the atlantic. the real story is going to be whether the markets trade normally today and how they absorb corporate news over the next 24 hours. >> the percentage of corporate news that is good versus bad is remarkable. dow stocks doing something that someone feel is a deal that worked. pbh in a deal that extends the calvin klein brand. in europe, bp reporting a good number. big cap names that did a lot of good. >> we also have kay shiller coming in with home prices at the highest level since september 2010. ford and gm beat. in terms of pent-up demand, the vibe is higher. to your point on whether trading will resume normally, i talked to traders yesterday. they said it could be dipping your toe in the water meaning volume is light in the beginning to see how things
canceled. abc's jim avila has details from reagan national airport in washington. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning. we're pretty much at a ground stop across the eastern seaboard with trains, planes and buses, even cruise ships told to go away. look at this, reagan national, 7:00 on a monday morning, this should be jammed with people. almost totally empty. as we walk across the concourse, the board here is really a wall of cancellations. all the flights canceled here except for a handful are getting out. so it's really quite a mess. and people are being told to stay away from the airports. >> reporter: this morning, much of the nation as a standstill. the per romps superstorm crippling much of america's transportation system. amtrak trains and airports from north carolina to boston virtually shut down. nearly 7,000 flights canceled. most either fly from or through one of the hubs in sandy's path. >> you prepare, prepare, prepare, then they change. >> reporter: all those cancellations are creating a ripple effect. forcing delays as far west as seattle and san francisco. s
sunday night. but look at this morning. the skies much emptier. jim lavila has the details. >> reporter: nearly a total ground stop here. the flights are canceled. almost all across the country, whether it's trains, butss, and also planes, have been canceled this morning. take a look what we have here at reagan national. this airfield, this corridor, completely empty. look at the boards over here, they become cancellation walls at the airports tell people to stay home. >> reporter: this morning, much of the nation as a standstill. the ferocious superstorm crippling much of america's transportation system. amtrak trains and airports from north carolina to boston virtually shut down. nearly 7,000 flights canceled. most either fly from or through one of the hubs in sandy's path. >> you prepare, prepare, prepare, and then they can change. >> reporter: all those cancellations are creating a ripple effect. forcing delays as far west as seattle and san francisco. stranded passengers, for the most part, taking it in stride. >> it's not the airport's fault. you can't really control the weather.
. stocks paring gains as we're seeing which doesn't surprise our next guest. joining us jim bianco, president of bianco research. okay, let me ask you this before we get into the actual market and direction of stocks, jim. this hurricane sandy point out as many have said how ill-prepared the exchanges are for an event like this? >> yes, it does. the --. cheryl: looks like we lost jim's camera. ashley: there you go. cheryl: even chicago where you don't have --. ashley: did agree with our point. short but sweet. cheryl: we're looking at breaking news, ashley. want to pull up shares of proctor & gamble right now. looks like one of their plants, one their chemical plants in central new jersey is currently without power. expected to be up and running by tomorrow but a company spokesman telling our partners over at dow jones the facility in new jersey. according to a spokesman, from jeff leroy at the company. we'll continue to monitor that as well. ashley: let's go back to jim bianco who had a very short and sweet answer were the ex-changes ill-prepared for hurricane sandy and first thin
... incredible opportunity for baltimore. jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business... for maryland's small businesses. jim smith: and instead of marylanders spending... five hundred and fifty million in other states... ken ulman: question seven will keep that money right here. stephanie rawlings-blake: more jobs, millions for schools. jim smith: i'm voting for question seven. ken ulman: i'm voting for question seven. stephanie rawlings-blake: and i'm voting for question seven. >> the heavy rain is moving into the baltimore area around the beltway and up and down 83. you see here the bright orange and red on h.d. doppler around towson, cockeysville, down to glen burnie and annapolis. these are the outer bands of the storm. it is a couple hundreds miles the coast but it is huge. western suburbs it is pretty light and will stay that way for while. we can get a better view here. the circulation and all of that. here are the outer
white men. let me play what senator jim webb said to chuck todd on this issue. take a listen. >> how in the name of the lord can the democratic party, the party of andrew jackson, only be getting 28 periods of time of the white male working class vote? from my perspective it's because of the interest group politics in the democratic party, that particular cultural group doesn't believe the democrats like that. >> are some white voters turned off by the democratic party? if so, where does the popular clinton factor come in? >> the president is there and will be in ohio for a reason. the president can bring into focus the idea that with the right economic policies and if you stick with it, as we did in 1995 and 1996, prosperity comes along. the real key numbers in ohio are look at the unemployment rate when the president came into office and where it is now. it's down i think nearly 50%. the auto bailout, some of the president's investments in manufacturing have really paid off in ohio, frankly, at the end of the day we can talk back and forth about different demographics. the presiden
introduced as we speak. jim acosta there following mitt romney. so obviously today the tone changes somewhat for the governor but what can we expect to hear? >> reporter: i think we're getting a preview of that right now. jeb bush is on stage. marco rubio was at the podium and the florida governor, marco rubio steered clear of attacks on president obama. jeb bush on stage right now, he made a very interesting comment a few moments ago about storm response. he said it's the state and local response that really matters, not clear whether or not that was a dig at the president and the federal response that's going on and attention paid to the federal response. really, that'ses a close as either that they have come going after president obama in this event and lines up from what i heard of a top romney adviser this morning that the gop nominee striking a positive tone on the campaign trail. we heard mario rubio. i think the closest he got was talking about the state of economy saying this doesn't have to be the new normal and seeing right now is maybe the new normal of the campaign at least for
al. >>> welcome to "squawk on the street." >> we go straight to jim cramer with details. >> malawi is not going to retire. the board has said, we are committed to down lolly to at least 24.14. i don't think he's going anywhere. he's going to be promoted to chief operating officer. they have to rationalize europe, rationalize asia obviously and i think this is big news because i think a lot of people felt that allen had finished job one. >> i think that the key here is promoting the mark field, he or she is saying on the concern is that the likely successor would leave and find another success. it's important also to shareholders to -- >> this is one of those where obviously mark had a tremendous reputation with what he's done in north america. the man, he's now going to be in charge of lincoln. they're talking about a tremendous decline. they're talking about this cold war between japan and china. gm had a good quarter too. gm is behind them in terms of this raushlization. obviously europe is just a disastrous report. latin america pretty good, asia had a swing. the most important
. and that is where jim cantore is. >> reporter: and a good note, too, con-ed knew this was coming and shut down the power, just could be a major catastrophe in terms of electric. and i want to take you back, here we are, this is probably about 30 yards from the actual railing here at the sea wall. i'm going to walk back as far as i can. and you can see the water coming here in waves here. just like mike, we're going to try and light this as fast as we can, and show you. but this is as high as the park bench is here, the two and a half, three feet surge here, the highest for battery park in new york city. when can you remember this? being in manhattan, lower part of town, brooklyn, not seeing any lights, we have had many, many power surges here tonight, and we're talking about it looking like the fourth of july. the water continues to roll in. we understand now, we've just heard a report in the subways, the water is starting to enter the subways, and that is what we heard from irene, we know the surge is two feet higher than that so now the water is coming in the sub wways. we understand on gran
:30 on friday, our jim cramer is already seeing some signs. good evening jim. >> the stock futures are looking up. europe is good. we have very good numbers from bp and we have good insurance numbers. in our country ford 40 cents i was only looking for 30 cents. the bed spring maker, look for that stock decline. kroger spoke with the cfo this morning when i was talking with squawk on the street and it looks like they had a good month of october. take a hard look at the union pacific csx cold plays because i think that is a safer way to play coal. we talked earlier in the show about the coal chart and how they looked better than expected back to you. >> well, you thought sandy was done with. it has turned into a blizzard in west virginia. we have dispatched janell klein in snowshoe, west virginia. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has dumped two feet of wet heavy snow. 26 inches in red house, maryland with a state weigwide blizzard warning. closing schools in 39 counties and leaving more than 300 people in the dark tonight. the blizzard has closed 45 miles of a major interstate between the border of
returning, and jim axelrod takes us down under. >> reporter: where are we? >> we're down here at the main exit and entrance of south ferry terminal. >> reporter: joe leader of m.t.a. transportation took us down for a look at the hardest hit of all 468 new york city subway stations. south ferry, at the southern tip of manhattan. >> we had barricaded up top with wood plywood and sandbags to keep the water out, but when the surge came, it brought down all this material that doesn't belong here. large pieces of lumber, and that broke through the barrier and allowed more water to come in. >> reporter: that's water just a few steps down from the top of the steps. but the tracks are another two levels underneath that. so as much as the water's gone down, we're still two levels worth of water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week alone just to pump out the water. but the subway system will begin limited service tomorrow. limited mass transit has left city streets choked with cars, a telling sign of just how badly the city needs to ease the stress on the roads.
evacuated. jim axelrod has more from lower manhattan. >> reporter: good morning. new yorkers pride themselves on being intrepid. and right now we still have some people walking along the wall here in lower manhattan. in a couple of hours if they're here, we'll have to look for another adjective other than intrepid. the big worry here is that the surge of water could be as high as 11, 12 feet. that would get over the wall, into the subway systems and electrical systems, and that's what the big catastrophic worry is here in lower manhattan. the transit system shut down schools shut down. 375,000 people from the lowest lying areas in new york have been evacuated as the biggest city braces for the impacts of hurricane sandy. charlie? >> thank you. >> thank you. >>> meteorologist from cbs 4 has been watching sandy closely. jeff, this is getting scary based on reports you're pulling in. it sounds like this is getting worse. >> good morning, nor amp good morning, everyone. yeah. this storm is getting a little bit worse in the atlantic now. you see that the core of th
the storm. buses are running and roads are reopening but the subways are still closed. jim axelrod is in lower manhattan. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the sea water that came over that wall and flowed into the underground power stations and subway stations has crippled lower manhattan. and new york city transit officials say this is the biggest disaster to ever hit the transit system. superstorm sandy may have moved on but parts of new york city remain paralyzed in her wake. >> restoring power and mass transit remain the two biggest challenges in the days ahead. that recovery is a mammoth job. >> it's the worst thing that happened to this city certainly since 9/11. >> reporter: new york city subway system which averages more than 5 million commuters per work day is closed indefinitely because all seven subway tunnels linking manhattan to brooklyn and queens are flooded. at some stations near battery park where monday's surge of sea water hit hardest stairwells looked more like swimming pools. >> there was no way to prepare that would have kept the water out. >> rep
jim webb and mark warner win in virginia back when we thought virginia was a red state. you are trying to figure that out in and out. what is virginia? >> virginia is still pretty much a red state. a lot of people say purple. but if you look at the makeup of the general assembly and what's going on in local -- >> still easier to be a local republican, you think, and get elected than being a local democrat? >> well, of course, it depends on the state. i mean, if you're in northern virginia, it's hard to find a republican. if you get down where i live, it's hard to find a democrat with a search warrant. it's the tale of two states, as you're aware, chuck. >> but it's also culture. and i want to say something, a man you're close friends with, jim webb, in an exit interview i did with him, we talked about the specific issue that he thinks president obama is having. and if he weren't having it, this election would be over. here's what he told me. >> i will tell you, i said that directly to the president about two weeks ago. you know, how in the name of the lord can the democratic party, the
it more difficult, houses that are so close together. in fact, abc news' jim dubreuil was on the scene overnight and here's how he described the scene. >> reporter: this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops during 9/11. this community was hit horribly tonight. then the fire just erupted. we were in a home and fire was literally right across from us. and as the fire just spread, we waded our way it another home and realized that the parking lot that we were next to, the cars literally started to blow up. again, the fire continued to spread. my understanding it has spread across about 12 blocks of breezy point. an area they call "the wedge." we thought we would come here and see people wanting to leave. tonight, they're being forced to leave not by flood, not by sandy, but by fire. >> we will be having information as it becomes available from queens. we'll have it for you again. a look at the greater new york city area struck so hard. including amy out there in staten island. >> josh, we have dramatic scenes of devastation coming into us right now.
bachmann. she has a real fight on her hands. millionaire hotel executive jim graves is spending big time to take down the tea party favorite. the polls are tightening in the process. so here's an interesting tidbit that you can share with your friends. the total spending of the 2012 election will beat the previous record by $700 million. are you ready for this? the 2012 election spending will reach a whopping $6 billion. kind of makes your head spin. >>> speaking of big bucks, this maryland man knows exactly when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. in fact, he's got over 8 million reasons to prove it. >>> everyone's wondering when's the next big storm. thankfully no time soon. also, that election day forecast. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news this morning. the washington post reports that the obama administration has been in talks to build a new syrian opposition leadership to stop the violence from spreading across the middle east. the plan is also intended to prevent radical islamic fighters from taking control of the opposition group. >>> in south carolina income t
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